Don’t you remember everybody, from the kids to the adults singing “Shape of You” some time ago for months? Don’t you, yourself love listening to the songs of this singer-songwriter? Yes, yes, we all know the man- Ed Sheeran. Ed Sheeran, an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist, has made it big in the music world. He is both popular and successful and so have been his albums, topping and topping the charts.
Don’t you want to know about this person who made it so big at such a young age? Aren’t you curious about his road to success? Let us find out some of the fascinating facts about him and let us also shed some light on the current net worth of Ed Sheeran in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Ed Sheeran was born in Halifax in 1991. His family moved to Framingham when he was still a child. His parents, called John and Imogen are from England, and they have Irish ancestry. His brother Matthew is a composer.
Ed Sheeran used to sing in the local church choir from a young age of four, and he learned to play guitar in school. By the time he was in high school, he had started writing songs.
Ed was in a relationship with Nina Nesbitt from Scotland who is a singer and a songwriter. She worked with him in his music video ‘Drunk.’ Ed wrote the songs ‘Nina’ and ‘Photograph’ for her. After her, he started dating Athina Andrelos for whom he wrote ‘Thinking Out Loud.’ They broke up in 2015, and since then he has been in a relationship with his childhood friend Cherry Seaborn. They made their engagement public in 2018. He is also good friends with Taylor Swift, and they have collaborated on albums like ‘Red’ and ‘Reputation.’
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Ed’s music career began in 2004 when he started recording music. From then he sang and played on small venues and did a few collaborations here and there. He gained popularity with his independent EP, “No. 5 Collaborations Project.” After this, he garnered international success with his debut single ‘The A-Team’. He took the music world with a storm with songs like ‘Drunk’ and ‘Give Me Love.’ ‘Thinking Out Loud’ became his second single to reach number one in the UK. He won hearts with his songs ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill.’
Ed was designated the ‘Member of the Order of the British Empire.’ He has won 4 Grammy Awards and 6 Billboard Music Awards to name a few.
Net Worth & Earnings:
In 2018, Forbes called him the 9th most money-making celebrity in the list of ‘Celebrity 100 List of The World’s Highest-Paid Entertainers’.
The total estimated net worth of Ed Sheeran is $125 million. He made to the list of the wealthiest musicians in the United Kingdom, ranking 35th.
His yearly income amounts to approximately $33.5 million.
Ed Sheeran has been a very successful singer and songwriter, perhaps the best of our times. However, he has not just earned millions of dollars, he has won many hearts too, and he has a strong fan base everywhere around the world. He has received acclaim for his music as well as charity. He was ranked the richest in several of the lists and the University of Suffolk has presented him an honorary degree for his ‘outstanding contribution to music.’ All this, Sheeran has achieved on his own at a very young age- fans everywhere around the world, a hit career, reputation, and a huge bank balance! Kudos to this young singer!